We’ve been incredibly fortunate with the weather during the past couple of weeks. A beautiful Indian Summer, and it was good to be able to take advantage of a sunny October day.
The day started badly, and involved lots of tears. My nail appointment perked me up a bit, thanks to lots of hugs and kind words by the lovely lady who does my gels.
My new gels are so pretty – a bright aubergine, with a sparkly cobalt over the ring finger on both hands.
Martin and I headed out to lunch, and on the way found this glorious blue wall that I thought would act as a perfect backdrop for a photo of my outfit, for a bit of fun. It works out quite well I think – shades of blue in my dress and cardi, with the pops of red and pink in my accessories.
It was right next to a very busy road; the gawping drivers wondering what we were doing amused me. Want to do something? Just do it, don’t worry about what people think!
On arrival at the restaurant, we were pleased to be able to take advantage of being able to dine al fresco. The restaurant is only a 20 minute walk away from home, meaning we could both indulge in a drink.
My glass of wine went down very well indeed!
I enjoyed my moules, followed by a chocolate and salted caramel tart (the fruit that came with it means it’s healthy, right?).
Sitting feeling the sun on my face felt glorious.
Our walk home was via the beautiful local park. We enjoyed taking photos of the changing leaves and pretty flowers. A perfect way to practise mindfulness, and restore a bit of psychological equilibrium.
I was wearing a summer dress and had bare legs; wearing such an outfit, basking in the sunshine while the leaves are so very obviously signalling autumn’s arrival felt wonderful.
What a lovely day – basking in the sunshine and enjoying pretty scenery. Mindfulness isn’t a cure-all but it certainly helps blow the cobwebs away.